Press

Author Mindset

Interview with Author Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith is a published author with 25 years of experience in the publishing business! In my interview I give Sydney My Ten Questions and her insights are invaluable. Sydney’s wisdom is published weekly on her website Sydney Smith Writes. Full Disclosure: Sydney Smith is my writing mentor and totally transformed and turned my life around. Here’s Sydney’s Bio: Sydney Smith is a writing mentor, teacher and author of short stories, essays, and The Lost Woman, a memoir of survival. Sydney’s latest book The Architecture of Narrative about how to plot and structure fiction is out now.     Describe yourself in 3 words? Writer, creator, passionate. What is your life […]

Continue Reading

Ten Reasons why you are amazing

You know you need to hear it every now and then. I’m going to be the good angel, cheerleader and creative coach for a minute here. Stop beating yourself all the time and pat yourself on the back. And you know it’s all true so here are ten reasons you are amazing: You have dreams and you’re going after them. Allot of people don’t take action. You’ve made some kind of commitment to yourself. I’m sure you have said to yourself ‘I’m going to write that book’ or ‘I’m going to write 500 words a week.’ You’ve realised you were created to create. You read blogs (like this one :>) which makes you in the […]

Continue Reading

How to build an email list the easy way (Part 1.)

An email list is an absolute must for any writer or indie-author. This post is for people who are just getting started with their author platform or don’t have a large email list and the writers who want to make a living and have a long career. The illusive email list is what every blogger or marketing guru talks about it constantly but nobody gives you an actual strategy on how to build one. Here I will give you some quick ways to build your list. There are two main ways readers will find you and sign up to your list. Either a book you wrote and is published (preferably self-published […]

Continue Reading

The A – Z of Writing and Everything in Between

What do you get when you combine Graphic Design Lettering and a post on writing? An A to Z guide of writing with some cool arty letters. Hope you all enjoy!   is for AUTHOR. A title writers in the past would spend their entire lives to achieve. Now what amazing times we live in that anybody can get their work out into the world.   is for BLOGGING An author platform with a blog is an absolute must. I know there is an argument for and against but I think the consensus that you need a blog. It helps drive traffic to your site and gives your readers value. Also publishers want to see your […]

Continue Reading

Close